These burgers are enriched with onions and egg yolk.

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.


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    1 lb (450 g) ground chuck or sirloin salt and freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 onion, minced olive oil
    1 large egg yolk 4 sesame seed buns, cut in half and lightly toasted


    Prep: 5 min Total: 15 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Combine the ground beef, onion, and egg yolk in a mixing bowl. Season generously with salt and pepper, and mix well with wet hands.

    • 2

      Shape into 4 burgers about 4in (10cm) in diameter.

    • 3

      Position a broiler rack about 6in (15cm) from the source of heat. Preheat the broiler and lightly oil the broiler pan. Add the burgers and broil for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or longer if you prefer.

    • 4

      Serve burgers warm in toasted sesame seed buns.

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